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Story Ubuntu 9.10 Review srlinuxx 1 24/10/2009 - 8:54pm
Story An Amazing Coincidence or Something More Sinister? srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 6:46pm
Story Linux frequently asked questions for newbies srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 6:38pm
Story OpenSUSE 11.2 the Perfect KDE Distribution srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 4:44pm
Story Audio Production in Linux srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 4:43pm
Story Let’s all be overjoyed about Windows 7 srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 3:08pm
Story Even The Open Source Community Gets Overly Restrictive At Times srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 3:07pm
Story Beware Open Source Encryption srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 3:05pm
Story openSUSE Weekly News #94 is out srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 3:03pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 12:03am

The Increasing Importance of Community

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OSS

Community has always played a central role in the Open Source landscape, and the term 'community' is bandied around almost as much as 'Web 2.0'. Unfortunately, as with 'Web 2.0', the term 'community' has become a vague descriptor for a collection of principles that represent similar things.

Interview with Kevin Carmony, CEO of Linspire

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Interviews

The Freespire announcement came as a surprise to many in the Linux community. Carmony tells us what prompted the launch of a free edition of Linspire and why this was the right time to announce it. What does Michael Robertson think? What is the relationship between Freespire and Linspire? Much more.

Run Dell OpenManage with Knoppix LiveCD

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Linux

Sven Hergenhahn created a live CD based on Knoppix 3.4 that allows you to run Dell OpenManage directly from the CD.

Linux vs. Windows Vista vs. Leopard

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OS

2008 will be a critical year for Apple, Microsoft, and the Linux contingent. If Apple can't significantly expand its presence by then in the PC market it is likely going to be finished with this segment. Its likely path in that case will be to focus more aggressively on the consumer electronics market it currently dominates.

Open Source is Becoming an Essential Part for Major Services Players

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OSS

According to a recent IDC study, open source is becoming a fundamental aspect of services portfolios for IBM Global Services, HP Services (HPS), Unisys, Novell, and other major services providers. The study also reveals that open source is moving up on the investment agenda of companies worldwide.

Apache 2.2.2 & 2.0.58 Released

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Software

The Apache HTTP Server Project is proud to announce the release of version 2.2.2 and the legacy release of version 2.0.58 of the Apache HTTP Server ("Apache").

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Google Summer of Code is underway

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Google

As of May 1, Google is now accepting applications from students. You've only got until May 8th to get them in, so you'd better get on it.

CLI Magic: Using script to log your sessions

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HowTos

Sometimes when working on a trivial task, such as creating a MySQL account, I find myself unable to remember the exact steps, despite having done it many times in the past few years. When such temporary amnesia strikes, you can turn to script, a command-line utility that keeps a log of your console session. It can record for future reference all the commands you use.

Building an updated Fedora Core 5 DVD

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HowTos

One of the things which has always ticked me off is making a clean fedora install, and then having hundreds of megs of patches to download the first time "yum update" is run. However, building a patched install dvd is actually pretty simple.

Introducing LKM programming Part I

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HowTos

This is the first part of a series of articles regarding Linux Kernel Modules. In this series we will see some examples of module programming and some techniques and general rules that we must keep in mind when we work in kernel mode.

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Napster returns to free, limited music

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Web

In a bid to bolster the image of its music subscription service and lure new subscribers, Napster is returning to the days of yore by offering free music. The free web-based offering utilizes Flash, presenting the user with a basic player application, a window for album art, and another for advertising. It works for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux.

Add Mailfiltering to the Falko howto Postfix Guide

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HowTos

The Falko guide shows us how to get Virtual users working with Postfix/ Courier IMAP however it would be nice to offer per user mail filtering on email marked as spam by Spam Assasin for example to go into a SPAM folder for example. In this guide, you will learn how to get around some of the security policies that Postfix affords in favour of quickness and speed.

Toll Lane Ahead for Internet Traffic?

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Web

At issue is the concept of net neutrality, which holds that operators cannot give preferential treatment to content or applications in which they have an interest and that users have a right to use the Internet in a nondiscriminatory, unrestricted fashion.

Designing a database-driven PHP App? Don't Forget the Data!!

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Software

If you have a sourceforge account, and are on your way to becoming the best thing to happen to the web since Yahoo or Google, then I beg of you to put a call out for people who understand database design fundamentals.

GP2X 2.0.0 Firmware

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Gaming

The GP2X open-source Linux-based gaming handheld with a dash of SDL and some Star Truckers (which is one of the finest open-source games I've played in months) has a new firmware version 2.0.0 out.

Open enterprise: Schwartz doesn't get Linux

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Misc

Scott McNealy is out. Jonathan Schwartz is in. And the future never looked brighter for Sun Microsystems—or so we're told. But if Sun's new CEO is going to convince me that his company can remain a dominant player in enterprise software, first he's going to have to get his story straight, particularly when it comes to Linux and open source.

Also: Interview with Jonathan Schwartz

Firefox 1.5.0.4 download location

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Moz/FF

I again point you to a new version of firefox before it becomes official. The version installed without problem over 1.5.0.2, all extensions that I have installed are still working.

X2: The Threat has gone gold

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Gaming

Linux Game Publishing just announced that their port of Egosoft's space simulation X2: The Threat has gone gold!

Also: Quetoo 0.3.4 has been released

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